The determination of the inhalable fraction of 40K activity in marijuana (Cannabis sativa L.) buds by instrumental neutron activation analysis and the effective dose to the body

Research paper by Johann M.R.Antoine, Charles N.Grant

Indexed on: 09 Nov '17Published on: 01 Jul '17Published in: Journal of Radiation Research and Applied Sciences


•Marijuana buds were analysed for total potassium by INAA.•40K concentrations were derived using natural isotopic abundance.•Activity equation A = λN used to calculate the 40K activity concentration.•Simulated smoking experiments indicate low exposure to 40K through smoking.